Dava S. West, MD

Practice areas

Practice areas

Dava S. West, MD


My name is Dava S. West; I received my medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. I then completed Pathology residency at Duke University, followed by fellowships in Cytopathology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington and in Hematopathology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Hematology, and Cytopathology.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Cytopathology, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Hematopathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Hematology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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  1. Stewart RL, Carpenter BL, West DS, Knifley T, Liu L, Wang C, Weiss HL, Gal TS, Durbin EB, Arnold SM, O'Connor KL, Chen M.
    S100A4 drives non-small cell lung cancer invasion, associates with poor prognosis, and is effectively targeted by the FDA-approved anti-helminthic agent niclosamide.
    Oncotarget. 2016 Apr 25.
  2. West DS, Sheehan MS, Segeleon PK, Dutch RE.
    Role of the simian virus 5 fusion protein N-terminal coiled-coil domain in folding and promotion of membrane fusion.
    J Virol. 2005 Feb;79(3):1543-51.